DESCRIPTION OF MOTHER KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND BEHAVIOR ABOUT TODDLER’S NUTRITION

Siska Karolina Simamora, Dian Isti Angraini, Evi Kurniawaty

Abstract


Abstract

Poor nutritional status in toddler in Indonesia is still quite high . The purpose of this research was to know the description of knowledge , attitudes and behavior of mother towards toddler's nutrition in Puskesmas Tulang Bawang I Banjar District Court Tulang Bawang 2014. This research used analytic observational cross-sectional approach , the samples were taken by using simple random sampling method consist of 120 samples and conducted in August-December 2014. the results showed that of the 120 respondents were 45.8% had good knowledge about nutrition and 54.2% have bad knowledge about nutrition, good attitude of mother about nutrition was 41.7% and bad attitude of mother's attitude were 58.2 % , good nutrition behavior was 51.7 % and poor nutrition behavior was 48.3% . From the research, the most of respondents had a poor knowledge, poor attitude and good behavior.


Keywords : attitude , behavior,  knowledge, toddler's nutrition

Abstrak

Status gizi buruk pada anak batita di Indonesia masih cukup tinggi. Tujuan penelitian ini mengetahui gambaran pengetahuan, sikap dan perilaku ibu mengenai gizi batita di wilayah kerja Puskesmas Tulang Bawang I Kecamatan Banjar Agung Kabupaten Tulang BawangTahun 2014. Penelitian  ini menggunakan metode observasional analitik dengan pendekatan cross sectional, sampel diambil dengan menggunakan metode simple random sampling sebanyak 120 sampel dan dilakukan pada bulan Agustus – Desember tahun 2014. Hasil penelitian menunjukan bahwa dari 120 responden terdapat 45,8% memiliki pengetahuan gizi baik dan 54,2% memiliki pengetahuan gizi kurang, sikap gizi ibu baik sebanyak 41,7% dan sikap gizi kurang baik sebanyak 58,2%, perilaku gizi baik sebanyak 51,7% dan perilaku gizi kurang baik sebanyak 48,3%. Dari hasil penelitian sebagian besar responden memiliki pengetahuan kurang baik, sikap kurang baik dan perilaku baik.

Kata Kunci: gizibatita,pengetahuan, perilaku, sikap


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